Chuck, Mara, their six-year-old daughter Alex, and their golden retriever Quark run the Walnut Crescent Bed and Breakfast in Whitehorse. They take turns telling about the quirky situations and people they encounter. Is life in Yukon really that close to the frontier of eccentricity?
Together, One Caribou Apart
Mr. MacPherson took some food to the people who were locked up. But he kept the best for himself.
In some groups, the ability to laugh at oneself is the mark of an evolved sense of humour. Not all groups, clearly.
What is the appropriate social protocol when facing a neighbour doing strange things? Should you ask about the eccentricity? Or should you pretend that everything is quite normal?
Lessons from St. Thomas
Alex thought that Thomas had a job in a church, maybe as a working saint performing miracles or standing in an alcove with candles all around. He was actually a chartered accountant.
What's a garbage audit? Is that even a thing?
Whatever it's Worth
It was late so Mara didn't try to explain that Air North treated just about everyone like royalty.